Back to Insights
Cybersecurity Skills Gap: Too Many Threats, Too Few Professionals
May 3, 2018 | Recruiting, Hiring and Retention
The global shortfall of information security professionals is expected to reach 3.5 million by 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. Meanwhile, organizations believe only half of the applicants they receive for infosec positions are qualified for the jobs, and another 53 percent of organizations face delays as long as six months to find and hire qualified candidates.